Due to steady increase in the usage of mobile, mobile applications have gained popularity among the individuals of all ages and categories across the planet. Without any doubt, mobile have certainly changed the way we interact with each other in our daily life.
A report generated by ComScore study for the first quarter of May 2012 has revealed that over 51.1% f mobile subscribers have downloaded and used various Apps on mobile in comparison to 49.8% of individuals who have browser web on their mobile device.
There are quite a few number of App stores that offer wide range of mobile Apps of which Apple Apps store leads the list by offering more than 850,000 Apps for the mobile users and Google play store with over 800,000 Apps that are supportive to all Android powered devices is at 2nd place on the list.
On the other hand, the global leading software provider, Microsoft has only 145,00 Apps under its Microsoft windows phone store and the Blackberry world stores more than 120,000 Apps that run on all Blackberry smartphones.
International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that by the end of the year 2014, the total App downloads across the globe will reach 76.9 billion. Canalysis.com, leading surveying company has estimated that by 2015, the revenue generated through direct sale of the Apps will raise from $7.3 billion to $36.7 billion.